28 April 1881–19 March 1978 (Age 96)
Newton, Cache, Utah Territory, United States
When Benjamin James Griffin was born on 28 April 1881, in Newton, Cache, Utah Territory, United States, his father, John Griffin, was 38 and his mother, Ruth Keep, was 26. He married Maud Marianna Smith on 21 March 1906, in Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in World for about 20 years. He died on 19 March 1978, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
On one of our trips to Logan to visit Grandma Smith, my sister Ruth came down with diptheria which developed so quickly it became life threatening. At that time medical science was just beginning to …